Community Health Systems Medical Social Worker (Full Time) in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Description:

The Social Worker is responsible for performing social assessments and formulating/executing plans that best meet the needs of the patient populations served. The Social Worker works closely with the Case Managers, Medical and Nursing Staff and other ancillary staff to formulate and execute plans to maximize social balance and wellness. Responsibilities include but are not limited to daily review and assessment of all social issue referrals, coordination of community resources, reporting to agencies, and discharge planning assessments and action planning with an emphasis on post-acute care needs and placements.

Qualifications

Masters of Social Work. One (1) year medical (acute care or post-acute care) Social Worker experience. Must have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Experience with microsoft office products and efficient computer skills required.

Job: Rehabilitative Services / Social Services

Organization: Merit Health Wesley

Location: MS-Hattiesburg

Requisition ID: 1702721